While the thought of navigating the drugstore for pretty beauty buys can seem somewhat exhilarating, unless you have done your research, the process is downright torture. With so many options, colors and types available, purchasing cheap beauty products without having the option to try on can turn into a disastrous experience. Which is where we come in: your guide to the newest and best cheap beauty products out now. At under $10 each, we expect you to give every single one a try.
This lightweight makeup not only matches your skin's tone and texture, it also contains nourishing ingredients like Vitamin A and C, as well as wheatgerm, to keep your skin looking flawless and healthy. Even though this foundation goes on light and feels weightless, it actually gets the job done when it comes to covering. Dab with your fingers for a more natural look.
The BB Cream
The best thing since sliced bread, BB creams bring new meaning to the words multifunctional. One of our favorites? Maybelline NY Dream Fresh BB $7.99, an oil-free formula that is lightweight and provides sheer coverage, ideal for the anti-makeup type. Packed with eight great skin benefits including sunscreen, this one-step wonder is your first step to achieving great skin.
Mark Just Pinched Instant Blush Tint ($8), comes in five beautiful shades, including our favorite (Berry). This creamy blush stick gives cheeks a natural flush that sinks into the skin, without disappearing over time like most other cream blushes.
Wipe It Off
If you find yourself too tired to remove your makeup, keep these pre-moistened facial cleansing cloths by your bedside. These on-the-go cloths will remove all of your makeup, even the oil-free kind, as well as dirt and oil. And at under $10, these towelettes are a definite must.
The Lash Accelerator Mascara
This dramatic 2-in-1 mascara from Rimmel London not only magnifies your lashes, but also functions as a lash treatment. Formulated with a grow-lash complex that will visibly increase your lash length over time, this powerhouse mascara is a simple no-brainer.
The Healthy Compact
Perk up pale skin with this convenient compact that has everything you need to create a healthy-looking glow. Its subtle blush highlights the cheeks to add a flush of color, while the bronzer accents and contours cheekbones for beautiful definition.
This beauty bargain will instantly coat your lips with a soft velvety texture, and a pretty color that stays put for at least eight hours. Our favorite? Pinky nude, as it offers a perfectly natural nude lip that is ideal for everyday wear.
Open Your Eyes
Give yourself the bright eye treatment with Revlon's Luxurious Color Diamond Lust Shadow ($4.49) in Starry Pink. This pressed eyeshadow goes on sheer for daytime, but builds with application for night. Its subtle dose of glitter will open up your eyes without making you feel like a disco prop.
Black Tie Eyes
L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Smoldering Eyeliner in Black ($7.94) is the only product you need to instantly transform your beauty look from day to night. This defining chubby pencil goes on smoothly, and layers on lusciously for a dramatic evening look.
Everyday Pretty Girl
Everyday pretty starts with a sheer feminine lip color that will brighten your smile and face. Our pick? Boots No7 in Smoulder, a sheer slick of color that glides on effortlessly and builds upon application. Its bright hue is perfect for everyday and looks great on all skin tones. Did we mention that this lipstick also doubles as a lip moisturizer as well?